Discussion

Montana strikes back with first 400-yard game

Updated: October 14, 2005, 10:57 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Nov. 21, 1982

During the players' 57-day strike, Joe Montana was a part-time sports announcer. In the first game since the strike ended, Montana shows he's more comfortable being a fulltime quarterback.

For the first time in his three seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, he passes for more than 400 yards. To counteract the St. Louis Cardinals' blitzes and pass rushes, 49ers coach Bill Walsh has Montana sprint out more than usual. The strategy works, as Montana completes ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM